Agent Name

Spermidine trihydrochloride

CAS Number

334-50-9

Formula

C7-H19-N3.3Cl-H

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,4-Butanediamine, N-(3-aminopropyl), hydrochloride; N-(3-Aminopropyl)-1,4-butanediamine trihydrochloride; Spermidine HCl; Spermidine hydrochloride; 1,4-Butanediamine, N-(3-aminopropyl)-, trihydrochloride; 1,4-Butanediamine, N1-(3-aminopropyl)-, hydrochloride (1:3); 4-Azoniaoctamethylenediammonium trichloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White hygroscopic powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Found widely in nature and essential for tissue growth; Used as a tool in biochemical research; [Merck Index] "Spermidine is a polyamine compound, C7H19N3, found in ribosomes and living tissues and having various metabolic functions within organisms." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Causes convulsions in acute intraperitoneal studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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